Category: Matthew

Cog wheels of different types and sizes

We are all different

The times in my life when I have been most effective is when I have been myself. When I have tried to be someone else I have been unreal, frustrated, half-hearted and not very successful. There are many reasons why we are not always true to who we are. In our religious groupings there tends…
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August 16, 2018 0
Mouse trap with cheese

Temptation

We all have to fight it, Jesus beat it one hundred per cent. We can learn from how He dealt with it. Temptation comes to us from three different sources, from our own hearts (James 1:14), from the world (1 John 2:16), and Satan (Matthew 4:3). In the case of Jesus, the temptation was not…
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August 10, 2018 0
Death and life

Death and Life Everyday

There are two great principles at work in the lives of Christians. The two principles are death followed by resurrection. Death came as a result of Adam’s sin whereas resurrection is the result of Jesus’ redemptive work.


August 3, 2018 0
Changing attitude

Attitudes Are Really Important

Two young brothers were arguing at the dinner table. One had gotten so angry he jumped up but his mother told him to sit down. He reluctantly sat down but then protested to his parents that he was still standing up on the inside. To try and follow God without a right heart attitude is…
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July 27, 2018 0
Woman choosing

Do You Really Want What You Ask God For?

Have you ever really wanted something and asked God for this? Did you get what you asked for and did this work out the way you thought it would? Years ago I really wanted a promotion in the job I had. I asked God for this and worked towards this goal. After some time and…
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July 19, 2018 0
Rejected Person

Are You Accepted or Rejected?

  When I was a child I used to love watching cartoons. There was one cartoon that really stuck in my mind and this was called Yacky Duck. Yacky Duck had a real problem with rejection. His catchphrase was, ‘Nobody loves me, everybody hates me.’ He went through cartoon after cartoon feeling utterly abandoned and…
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July 13, 2018 0